Egypt – 9 days with Travel Talk (Felucca Odyssey)

Exploring Egypt with Travel Talk Tours

 

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Group A at Luxor Temple

 

Back in February my housemate/best friend Cara went to a Travel Talk expo in South West London where we ended up booking a 9 day trip to Egypt. We chose to go with the Felucca Odyssey tour and added an extra nights accommodation at the end of the trip to recover.

The cheapest flights we could find was with Austrian Airlines, which connected Heathrow to Cairo via Vienna and return.

After some late night packing on the Friday we were up and at the airport by 4.00 – rookie mistake as check in didn’t open till 4.30am and security not till 5.

After about 7 hours in transit, we reached Cairo Airport. Travel Talk supply pre and post airport transfers, so our ‘collector’ gathered us round and took our payments before going and securing us tourist visas, then it was about 30-40 minutes to the hotel.

 

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ANZAC Day at Gallipoli

Over the last few weeks I have been able to strike a few things off my Bucket List.
Turkey is an amazing country, relatively new in itself, but the every part of the big country is full of history.
A friend and I decided to embark upon a Busabout Tour in time for the 99th ANZAC Day Commemorations on the peninsula where it originated.

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How To Get A Free Feed in Istanbul

Step 1:   Be Australian

Step 2:   Pretend your from which ever state they love the most

Step 3:   Be friendly

Step 4:   Stress the fact that you are extremely poor

Step 5:   Be confident enough to go somewhere with a stranger*

 

 

* a big judgement call, but we found nearly everyone in Turkey to be super hospitable and friendly.